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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1998-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Anaheim Angels5Chicago White Sox7BoxMike SirotkaJason DicksonBill Simas
Anaheim Angels3Chicago White Sox4BoxChad BradfordShigetoshi Hasegawa(none)
Seattle Mariners9Detroit Tigers3BoxKen CloudeBrian Powell(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins3BoxSidney PonsonBrad RadkeJesse Orosco
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees14BoxOrlando HernandezGlendon Rusch(none)
Cleveland Indians6Tampa Bay Rays2BoxCharles NagyBryan Rekar(none)
Boston Red Sox11Texas Rangers1BoxTim WakefieldAaron Sele(none)
Oakland Athletics5Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDan PlesacMike Fetters(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Cincinnati Reds4BoxDennys ReyesSteve Woodard(none)
New York Mets4Colorado Rockies3BoxArmando ReynosoBobby JonesJohn Franco
Philadelphia Phillies6Houston Astros7BoxDoug HenryMark Leiter(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAntonio OsunaJason Christiansen(none)
Arizona Diamondbacks3Montreal Expos5BoxDustin HermansonAmaury TelemacoUgueth Urbina
Atlanta Braves14San Francisco Giants6BoxKevin MillwoodDanny Darwin(none)
Chicago Cubs8St. Louis Cardinals9BoxBobby WittDave Stevens(none)

Standings as of 1998-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1128329.741--68342725642-2141-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I503119.620
225Boston Red Sox1146747.58817.062650212434-3033-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jimy WilliamsDan DuquetteFenway Park482523.521
3612Baltimore Orioles1156055.52224.56075683927-3033-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Ray MillerPat GillickOriole Park at Camden Yards471928.404
4715Toronto Blue Jays1175760.48728.5558584-2626-3631-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gord AshSkyDome453114.689
51428Tampa Bay Rays1134469.38939.5414526-11220-3224-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Larry RothschildChuck LamarTropicana Field491930.388
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cleveland Indians1156550.565--6205338735-2630-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HartJacobs Field472423.511
2920Chicago White Sox1155263.45213.0581682-10124-3427-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelRon SchuelerComiskey Park II472819.596
31021Kansas City Royals1165264.44813.5508659-15131-2721-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Herk RobinsonKauffman Stadium452025.444
41223Minnesota Twins1145163.44713.5531538-727-2824-35L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom KellyTerry RyanHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome481929.396
51327Detroit Tigers1144668.40418.5491594-10323-3523-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Randy SmithTiger Stadium481929.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Texas Rangers1156352.548--6636362727-2736-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Douglas MelvinThe Ballpark in Arlington472522.532
2511Anaheim Angels1156055.5223.0564564028-2432-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsBill BavasiEdison International Field472522.532
3818Seattle Mariners1155362.46110.06165853123-3230-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Woody WoodwardThe Kingdome462323.500
41122Oakland Athletics1165264.44811.5586639-5323-3129-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Monte CrossBilly BeaneNetwork Associates Coliseum462224.478
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Atlanta Braves1177839.667--61944017936-1942-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn SchuerholzTurner Field452817.622
259New York Mets1146252.54414.55084297926-2636-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby ValentineSteve PhillipsShea Stadium482622.542
3916Philadelphia Phillies1155659.48721.0518590-7225-3031-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaEd WadeVeterans Stadium471928.404
41426Montreal Expos1174869.41030.0463566-10316-3532-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BeattieOlympic Stadium451728.378
51630Florida Marlins1164175.35336.5491643-15215-3926-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave DombrowskiJoe Robbie Stadium461333.283
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Houston Astros1167046.603--64147316834-2836-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gerry HunsickerAstrodome463214.696
248Chicago Cubs1176453.5476.55825523024-3040-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed LynchWrigley Field462620.565
3814Milwaukee Brewers1165759.49113.0510554-4427-2630-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Sal BandoCounty Stadium461729.370
41017St. Louis Cardinals1155560.47814.5568578-1024-3731-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaWalt JockettyBusch Stadium II472819.596
51119Cincinnati Reds1175364.45317.5514559-4530-3323-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim BowdenCinergy Field452421.533
61325Pittsburgh Pirates1175166.43619.5463489-2620-3431-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cam BonifayThree Rivers Stadium451827.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1998 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Diego Padres1167541.647--56945511434-2941-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyKevin TowersQualcomm Stadium462323.500
2610San Francisco Giants1176255.53013.55735284530-3232-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerBrian Sabean3Com Park at Candlestick Point462719.587
3713Los Angeles Dodgers1176057.51315.5498496228-3632-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tom LasordaDodger Stadium452322.511
41224Colorado Rockies1175265.44423.5566630-6425-3627-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GebhardCoors Field452520.556
51529Arizona Diamondbacks1164472.37931.0481593-11223-4321-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterJoe GaragiolaBank One Ballpark462125.457


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jody GerutRF-LF20.324signed 
Alex GordonOF18.158Signed as nondrafted free agent by Orioles 
Ricardo JordanP28.042Released by Reds.